Posts Tagged ‘disney’

Review: “Frozen” Blu-ray Warms My Heart

by Dr. Daedaluson March 17, 2014
With over a billion dollars made, tons of merchandise, and lots of little girls replaying “Let it Go” incessantly (much to the annoyance of their parents), Disney’s Frozen is a phenomenon now.  It almost feels pointless to review a movie that virtually everybody has seen, but I know some of you are interested in my […]

Disney Releases Character Poses from “Planes: Fire and Rescue”

by Ed Liuon March 14, 2014
Walt Disney Studios has released new character poses and descriptions for the cast of Planes: Fire and Rescue, the sequel to last year’s Planes. In the new movie, cropduster-turned-racing plane Dusty Crophopper switches to aerial firefighting. The movie is scheduled for release on July 18, 2014. FACT SHEET PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE (In 3D) DISNEY […]

CLIP: New “Doc McStuffins: Mobile Clinic” Videos Released

by Ed Liuon March 14, 2014
In advance of its release on March 18, 2014, Walt Disney Home Entertainment has released two clips from Doc McStuffins: Mobile Clinic, the latest DVD of Disney Jr’s hit series. Doc McStuffins: Mobile Clinic will be in stores on March 18, 2014.


NY Times Magazine on Autistic Child’s Therapy Through Disney Movies

by Ed Liuon March 10, 2014
An article in The New York Times Magazine chronicles author Ron Suskind’s experience in developing a therapy program for his autistic younger son using animated Disney films. Suskind’s son Owen suddenly stopped speaking just before age 3, leading to a diagnosis of regressive autism. One of Owen’s few activities was repeated viewings of Disney animated […]


PR: Disney’s “Frozen” Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

by Ed Liuon March 3, 2014
DISNEY’S “FROZEN” CROSSES $1 BILLION WORLDWIDE Winner of Two Academy Awards® Is Now Second Highest Grossing Animated Film Ever BURBANK, Calif. – March 3, 2014 – On the same day it won two Academy Awards® including Best Animated Feature, “Frozen,” Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 53rd feature film, crossed $1 billion at the worldwide box office. […]


Review: “The Wind Rises” – Miyazaki’s Solemn Tribute to Invention

by Todd DuBoison March 3, 2014
Reasonable people can disagree about whether Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement from directing feature films will stick, but I think it is impossible to walk away from The Wind Rises without a lasting impression that it was created and directed as though it were this auteur’s final project. This film of exquisite beauty is ostensibly a biopic […]

Odds Are Frozen Walks Away With Oscar

by Alex Beanon February 28, 2014
As we close in on the 86th Academy Awards, it is becoming more apparent that Walt Disney will finally get their first Disney-only Oscar as their 2013 runaway hit, “Frozen” has been predicted by virtually everybody and their grandmothers to win the gold statuette for Best Animated feature Film. In fact, it doesn’t even look […]